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Walmart Closes Seven SoCal Locations

Seven Walmart stores in Southern California will be among 269 locations closed across the globe as part of a company-wide restructing, the discount retailer announced... Read more »

L.A. County to Increase Small Business Contracts

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a plan to award more contracts to small businesses – aiming for 25 percent of the county’s total purchases by 2020... Read more »

County Puts Focus on Economic Growth

Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to establish a committee charged with fostering economic growth and better-paying jobs. Supervisor Hilda Solis proposed creating... Read more »

Four Charged In Scheme to Embezzle Millions from Huntington Park-Based Luxury Denim Co

Four Southern California men are facing federal charges alleging they embezzled more than $8 million from a laundry owned by high-end jeans company Citizens of Humanity. Luis... Read more »

Movie Box Office Sets Yearly Record

2015 was the highest-earning year at the North American box office, with $11.1 billion in movie ticket sales projected through Thursday, according to figures released... Read more »

County Unemployment Rates Drop

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County dropped to 6.1 percent in October, down from a revised 6.5 percent the previous month, the state... Read more »

L.A. Auto Show Opens at Convention Center

The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, featuring 50 vehicle debuts in the performance, midsize crossover, electric... Read more »

County Office to Target Wage Violators

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create an office to help enforce Los Angeles County’s new minimum wage and prevent “wage theft.” Supervisor Hilda... Read more »

Audit Finds Problems In L.A.’s Handling of Developer Fees

The city of Los Angeles is failing to charge developers tens of millions of dollars in impact fees, and appears in some cases to have left millions of dollars in... Read more »

Los Angeles Based American Apparel Files for Bankruptcy

One day after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Los Angeles-based clothing manufacturer and retailer American Apparel announced Tuesday that the New York... Read more »

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